Vivendi in brief

Vivendi groups together leaders in content and media. Canal+ Group is the French leader in pay-TV, also operating in French-speaking Africa, Poland and Vietnam; its subsidiary StudioCanal is a leading European player in production, acquisition, distribution and international film and TV series sales. Universal Music Group is the world leader in music. GVT operates fixed very high-speed broadband, fixed-line telephony and pay-TV services in Brazil. In addition, Vivendi owns SFR, a French leader in telecoms.

Vivendi also owns a number of other market-leading companies: Digitick and See Tickets (ticketing), Wengo (expert phone counseling) and Watchever (subscription video-on-demand service in Germany).